Master of Business Administration (MBA)

General

Program Description

The MBA program trains students to:

- Gain a sound base of knowledge about various functional areas to enhance their understanding of complex business issues.
- Enhance ability to approach complex problems systematically and imaginatively to develop effective solutions.
- Prepare for assuming positions of increased managerial responsibility and contributing to the creation of a high performing workplace.
- Expand capacity to perceive and adjust to changing global business environments.
- Enhance confidence and expertise to make decisions in the face of ambiguity, conflicting information.
- Obtain a set of skills that would contribute to a greater sense of fulfillment and accomplishment in addressing personal and organizational goals.

The University of Saint Francis offers an MBA at a time to fit your schedule and at your own pace. At USF, you can pursue your graduate studies in business by attending one evening per week or on Saturdays, or a combination of the two. The MBA can be attained in as little as two years (even going part-time) or within your own time frame. You can begin graduate study in business at USF at any point in the year. It's even possible to begin mid-semester by taking one or two Saturday classes that meet during the second half of the semester.

Last updated Dec 2017

About the School

Purpose Statement The mission of the School of Business at the University of Saint Francis is to provide a diverse student body with a value-driven educational experience that is rooted in the fundame ... Read More

Purpose Statement The mission of the School of Business at the University of Saint Francis is to provide a diverse student body with a value-driven educational experience that is rooted in the fundamental principles of ethical behavior and social responsibility. Through the enrichment of students' personal and spiritual growth, we strive to prepare each student to successfully function in his or her role as a business professional in a dynamic business environment. Program Overview The School of Business offers a variety of business programs at the associate, bachelor and master degree levels. The curriculum prepares students to meet effectively the challenges of the business world. The undergraduate curriculum is based on a selection of core business courses augmented by groups of courses which comprise areas of concentration. This curriculum provides students a solid foundation for their studies while simultaneously allowing each student to individualize his or her program of study by choosing the area of concentration best suited to his or her own academic strengths and career aspirations. The program emphasizes personal development, provides a well-rounded educational experience, and complements the professional and technical skills learned within the major. Read less